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How much clothes did you bring to college your first day?

osrzlyosrzly Posts: 45Registered User Junior Member
edited March 2011 in College Life
Depending on where I go I plan on rushing, and rush is the first week of school....how much clothes and shoes do i bring? Do a lot of people over pack or am I going to be "that girl" who brought the whole mall with her -___-
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Replies to: How much clothes did you bring to college your first day?

  • Emaheevul07Emaheevul07 Posts: 5,815Registered User Senior Member
    I brought enough clothes to go two weeks without doing laundry. I only have one day a week where I have time to do laundry, and If i get busy or sick or something I need to be able to sustain myself until the next laundry day.
  • biologynerdbiologynerd Posts: 377Registered User Member
    I brought a lot of basics and layering clothing because where I lived it was cold. I took a few pairs of shorts, 2 tank tops, 5 pairs of jeans, tights, leggings, 6 sweaters, a few pairs of sweatpants and hoodies, 2 skirts, 6 pairs of shoes (mostly boots), pajamas and a winter coat.

    If you live close by, you can bring what you want and then edit it out later. You don't wnat to bring too much if you're living in a dorm room. You can always go back home and get more if you need it or send some home if you need to. I sent most of my warm weather clothes back home in boxes so I had more room for winter clothes.
  • RoxSoxRoxSox Posts: 2,179Registered User Senior Member
    For rush you will have to bring a bunch of clothes you won't wear for a longgg time after that, lol. I still have the dresses I wore just hanging in my closet.

    I didn't really plan it out besides that, though. I brought everything I thought there might be a chance of me wearing. Generally I only wear sweatpants/pajamas/comfy clothes or dressier outfits for going out - not much in the middle. I probably have more clothes than I need or wear, but it's better than not bringing enough, imo.
  • PRiNCESSMAHiNAPRiNCESSMAHiNA Posts: 2,120Registered User Senior Member
    I brought my staples, and that was it. My absolute favorite pieces of clothing that I wear all the time, and my top pairs of shoes that go with everything.
  • SingDanceRunLifeSingDanceRunLife Posts: 1,787Registered User Senior Member
    I brought most of the clothes I owned...could go 2-3 weeks between laundry days depending on whether or not I wanted to wear my less cute stuff or not.
  • RixsRixs Posts: 1,003Registered User Member
    I brought everything except the stuff I never wore at home. I only own about 2 weeks worth of clothes (if I stretch them out), so that's not actually a lot.

    My friend brought the equivalent of a department store with her. She could go without laundry for over a month if she wanted to...
  • JanofLeidenJanofLeiden Posts: 505Registered User Member
    I was usually "that" girl but I was like hmm gotta look good for rush week u kno all the cute guys are runnin' around haha just haaave funnn and don't worry so much! ;)
  • osrzlyosrzly Posts: 45Registered User Junior Member
    ^ ahahaha.
    how many suitcases/storage bins did you all need??
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